First vol. may actually have appeared in 1828, though 1824 appears on flyleaf. Cf. Index per "Museo borbonico" / Tatiana Warsher. Leaf [ii]
Plates are chiefly line engravings, with some lithographs. The lithographs were drawn by: Ach. Vianelly (10), Gigante (4), Genovesi (2), Wenzel (1). They were produced by Lit. Cuciniello e Bianchi
Library's c. 1 consists of plates and indexes only from v. 1-12, bound in 4. Hence the following are wanting in Library's copy: pref. signed by Cav. Antonio Niccolini; Relazione degli scavi de Pompei, by G. Bechi and others; Elenco degli autori moderni, che trattarano delle città di Pompei e di Ercolano
Library's c. 1 bound in diced maroon paper over pasteboard, quarter tan morocco. Spine title (Museo borbonico) and vol. nos. on spine tooled in gold. All edges gilt
Library's c. 1, v. 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 have the label of Sir Woodbine Parish mounted at upper left corner of front pastedowns. Pl. no. 40 (v. 8) has been hand colored
Library's c. 2 lacks plates. Bound in old marbled paper-covered boards; gilt leather spines; library stamp and signature of former owner on title-page of v. 1
No page numbers. Sporadic foxing. Shifting margins.